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Holyoke, Samuel (1762-1820) The Columbian Repository of Sacred Harmony. Selected from European and American Authors, with Many New Tune

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

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Holyoke, Samuel (1762-1820) The Columbian Repository of Sacred Harmony. Selected from European and American Authors, with Many New Tunes not before Published. Exeter, New Hampshire: Henry Ranlet, [1803].
Oblong folio, in original half sheep and blue paper boards, title printed within a type ornament border; title torn and almost completely detached, one preliminary leaf detached, contents toned, with scattered minor worming and tears, 8 3/4 x 11 in.
Holyoke's was the most exhaustive and comprehensive collection of sacred music published to date in this country. The printer, Henry Ranlet (1762-1807), was active in Exeter, New Hampshire, beginning in 1785.
Estimate $300-400


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Exeter, Henry Ranlet, New Hampshire

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